Mental Health

Mental Health Crisis Toolkit

If you are currently feeling suicidal or are worried about somebody else, click here for information on how to get support in a mental health crisis. What is a Mental Health Crisis? Having a mental health crisis can mean different things to different people. It’s important to remember that mental health issues are not cookie

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How to Rebuild Your Self-Esteem Against a Backdrop of Asian Hate

Self-esteem is an emotional appraisal of your own worth which can be related to your age, body, gender, ethnicity and mental health. It is about how you think and feel about yourself. The levels vary in different stages of life and can improve or diminish with experiences and life situations. Being self-confident on the other

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How to Deal with Burnout

Do you feel exhausted? Are you finding it difficult to stay positive about your job? Are tasks feeling overwhelming? If the answer is ‘yes’, you might be experiencing burnout. Burnout is what happens to us when chronic workplace stress is not managed. I write about this today as we mark the first anniversary of the

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Top 10 Tips for Overcoming Low Self-Esteem

Each and every one of us has self-esteem. Healthy self-esteem is really important as it helps you make positive choices in your everyday life. Low self-esteem can affect your mental health and ultimately your future.

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What is Anxiety?

We live in an age of anxiety – it seems to be everywhere! You probably keep hearing about it and you might not be sure what it actually means… we’ve all been there. Don’t worry, we are here to tell you everything you need to know. So, anxiety is a completely normal emotion and everyone

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Interview with Kali Kushner, from @myfacestory

Summer can be a pretty tough time if you are dealing acne, scars and other skin problems, and it can be pretty easy to let it take over your life. Well, at Ditch the Label, we don’t want anyone to miss out on the fun because they are feeling anxious. That’s why we caught up

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7 Things You Need to Know about Skin Confidence this Summer

Summer is here. But whilst for lots of people that means ice cream for dinner and working on your tan in your back garden, it can also be a pretty big source of stress if you struggle with skin confidence. Skin positivity is a relatively small movement on social media that sees a few people

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5 Things to Do When You Feel Like Everyone Else Is Better Than You

With exams, results, new schools, colleges,universities and new friends who all do different and cool things – it can all feel extremely overwhelming right now. Our new mates all have interesting hobbies that you’ve never even thought of and everyone has different talents that you haven’t tried. It can be easy to forget what makes

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Everything You Need to Know About Feeling Sad – And What You Can Do to Feel Better

Feeling sad is something that happens to all of us. Your football team loses, you fall out with a friend, or something much worse happens, and it can feel like a smile is a distant memory. But what is sadness, and what actually happens to us when we feel sad?  What does serotonin do?  So

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An Open Letter on Harry and Meghan – by Joe Plumb

Ditch the Label author Joe Plumb writes about how important it is to believe someone’s mental health journey I think we can all agree that the news recently has caused a lot of negativity and some ways opinions have been expressed have shocked us all. Social media has been pretty grim since the Harry &

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